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Riahi L, Baghbanian A, Fattahi H. Evaluating "Strategic Alignment", "Meaningful Work" and "Employee Engagement" of Tehran Hasheminejad Hospital in 2012. JRUMS. 2013; 12 (10) :819-830
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Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran
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  Background and Objective: Studies indicate that hospitals can prepare required background for participation of employees in order to achieve organizational goals through improvement of "Strategic Alignment" , "meaningful work" and " employee engagement. This study has been designed and implemented to evaluate aforementioned variables in Hasheminejad Hospital in Tehran.

  Materials and Methods: This Research was a cross-sectional study. Population included 424 staff of nursing, administrative (human resource and finance) as well as auxiliary and paramedical, out of which a sample size of 202 was calculated. Samples were selected randomly in proportion to the number of people in each class. A questionnaire was applied to collect the data. Finally Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics including tables and comparative analysis.

  Results: In total 172 employees participated in this study. Based on the results Mean±SD scores for the strategic alignment was 31.90±4.47 out of 40, meaningful work was 32.42±4.77 out of 40, and Mean±SD score for employee engagement was to be calculated 54.19±7.34 out of 70.

  Conclusion : Three variables under study show fairly desirable results. Cooperative goal setting, jobs’ allocation in the organization in terms of staff expertise and experience, considering the financial and spiritual needs of employees and allowing them to have control over their work process play a significant role in the development capabilities of human resources and improvement of each variable.

  Key words: Strategic alignment, Meaningful work, Employee engagement, Hospital


  Funding: This research was funded by Islamic Azad University, Tehran Science and Research Branch.

  Conflict of interest: None declared.

  Ethical approval : The Ethics Committee of Islamic Azad University, Tehran Science and Research Branch approved the study.



 How to cite this article : Riyahi L, Baghbaniyan A, Fattahi H. Evaluating "Strategic Alignment", "Meaningful Work" and "Employee Engagement" of Hasheminejad Hospital in Tehran in 2012 . J Rafsanjan Univ Med Sci 2014 12(10): 819-30. [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: مديريت و اطلاع رساني پزشكي
Received: 2012/11/25 | Accepted: 2013/09/30 | Published: 2014/01/5

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